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The Don Valley: From Todmorden Mills to Lake Ontario – Bicycle Tour (September)
September 12, 2015 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hop on your bike and join our knowledgeable guides on a leisurely ride through Toronto history. Heritage Toronto is happy to partner with the Community Bicycle Network to deliver these tours! Bring your own bicycle, or rent one from the Community Bicycle Network for $25/day + tax.
Join Jennifer Bonnell, a historian of the Don Valley, to explore the rich human and natural history of one of Toronto’s great rivers. Hear the stories of its uses by Aboriginal peoples, the industrial development of the river that led to its straightening in the 1890s, and its history as a place of refuge for the homeless.
LEADER: Jennifer Bonnell
PARTNER: Community Bicycle Network
START/FINISH POINTS: Provided upon registration
LENGTH: Approx. 2 hours
FOCUS: Natural, historical
DIFFICULTY: Cycling in a group over hills, rough ground, trails, crossing busy roads
COST: $20.00. Bicycle rental extra.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED – please register below.
Note: A rain date for this tour of Sunday, September 13 @ 10:30 AM is reserved if needed.
As a thank you for booking your spot on this bike tour, when you arrive at the Start Point you will be handed a FREE ticket for a Haunted Walks tour. Enjoy!